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Instruments Archives: Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of the Commonwealth of Independent States

Re Marriage Case No. 33-1252, Moscow City Court, Russian Federation (21 January 2010)

Procedural Posture Cassation appeal. Issue Whether the registration of a same-sex marriage was possible under Russian legislation pertaining to marriages. Facts The Tver Civil Registry Department in Moscow refused to allow the plaintiffs to register a same-sex marriage. The Tver District Court of Moscow upheld the decision and the plaintiffs appealed to the Moscow City […]